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desertificationnoun [U]

uk   /dɪˌzɜː.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /dɪˌzɝː.t̬ə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ specialized
the process by which land changes into desert, for example because there has been too much farming activity on it or because a lot of trees have been cut down
(Definition of desertification from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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desertificationnoun [U]

uk   /dɪˌzɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ us  
ENVIRONMENT the process by which land changes into desert, for example because there has been too much farming activity on it or because a lot of trees have been cut down: Trees help to prevent desertification, as well as providing shade and firewood.
(Definition of desertification from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “desertification”
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙漠化,荒漠化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙漠化,荒漠化…
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